Period
to 20 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 273 319 329
Rank change year-on-year +46 +10 -27
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 1,775 1,778 1,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.00% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.09% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,332 1,405 1,291
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +8.91% +1.00%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 136,280 162,983 157,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.70% 91.82% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 106,828 132,168 129,900
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 1,644 £60,000 - 67
UK excluding London +46 908 £50,000 -9.09% 45
London +34 823 £65,000 -3.70% 23
South East +100 388 £50,000 -16.67% 10
North of England +64 219 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Yorkshire +50 146 £63,750 +47.40%
East of England +15 104 £55,000 -12.00% 11
Scotland +61 85 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West +27 68 £52,500 +10.53% 5
Midlands -44 54 £56,250 +12.50% 7
South West +3 48 £57,500 +4.55% 10
West Midlands -21 42 £55,000 +7.84% 4
East Midlands +6 11 £60,000 +26.32% 3
Wales -3 9 £41,500 -30.83%
North East +24 5 £36,500 -18.89%
Northern Ireland -36 1 £50,000 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 815 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
2 429 (24.17%) Marketing
3 394 (22.20%) Finance
4 324 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
5 316 (17.80%) Degree
6 286 (16.11%) Scrum
7 258 (14.54%) User Experience
8 226 (12.73%) Python
9 223 (12.56%) Project Management
10 208 (11.72%) Analytics
11 206 (11.61%) Java
12 200 (11.27%) QA
13 194 (10.93%) Linux
13 194 (10.93%) Retail
14 171 (9.63%) Management Information System
15 165 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
16 162 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
17 160 (9.01%) SaaS
18 157 (8.85%) Presales
19 156 (8.79%) E-Commerce
20 154 (8.68%) Computer Science
21 152 (8.56%) Firewall
21 152 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
22 147 (8.28%) Unix
23 143 (8.06%) Software Engineering
24 142 (8.00%) User Stories
25 134 (7.55%) Cisco
26 133 (7.49%) SDLC
27 132 (7.44%) Test Automation
28 131 (7.38%) WAN

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (1.92%) CMS
2 31 (1.75%) Confluence
3 27 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 16 (0.90%) IIS
5 13 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 11 (0.62%) Apache Pig
7 10 (0.56%) Apache
8 7 (0.39%) Appian
8 7 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.34%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.34%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.28%) WordPress
11 4 (0.23%) Ethereum
11 4 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.23%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.17%) Drupal
12 3 (0.17%) Marvel
Applications
1 36 (2.03%) MS Visio
2 34 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.56%) InVision
7 8 (0.45%) UXPin
8 5 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.056%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.056%) Flinto
12 1 (0.056%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.28%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.23%) SAP VC
5 3 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.056%) HFM
7 1 (0.056%) Magento
7 1 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.056%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.056%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 162 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
2 160 (9.01%) SaaS
3 114 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (3.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 33 (1.86%) IaaS
6 30 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 30 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (1.30%) PaaS
8 18 (1.01%) Trello
9 17 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (0.96%) Google Analytics
10 16 (0.90%) Amazon S3
10 16 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 14 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
11 14 (0.79%) Amazon Glacier
11 14 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (0.79%) Serverless
12 12 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.45%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 152 (8.56%) Firewall
2 131 (7.38%) WAN
3 129 (7.27%) Broadband
4 123 (6.93%) Network Security
5 117 (6.59%) VPN
6 111 (6.25%) DNS
7 110 (6.20%) MPLS
8 109 (6.14%) IPsec
9 108 (6.08%) BGP
9 108 (6.08%) OSPF
10 107 (6.03%) ADSL
10 107 (6.03%) Cisco ASA
10 107 (6.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 107 (6.03%) NetScaler
10 107 (6.03%) RIP
10 107 (6.03%) SMTP
11 38 (2.14%) TCP/IP
12 33 (1.86%) Internet
13 22 (1.24%) LAN
14 18 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 77 (4.34%) Big Data
3 66 (3.72%) MySQL
4 48 (2.70%) Blockchain
5 47 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 42 (2.37%) MongoDB
7 37 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 33 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
10 25 (1.41%) NoSQL
11 19 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (0.62%) Amazon Aurora
14 10 (0.56%) GIS
14 10 (0.56%) Redis
15 9 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 8 (0.45%) Apache Hive
16 8 (0.45%) Data Lake
17 7 (0.39%) KDB
Development Applications
1 112 (6.31%) JIRA
2 69 (3.89%) Git (software)
3 51 (2.87%) Selenium
4 50 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 36 (2.03%) Cucumber
6 27 (1.52%) Maven
6 27 (1.52%) Subversion
7 22 (1.24%) Eclipse
7 22 (1.24%) IntelliJ
7 22 (1.24%) Visual Studio
8 19 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (1.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 15 (0.85%) JUnit
11 14 (0.79%) WebDriver
12 13 (0.73%) SoapUI
12 13 (0.73%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.68%) Gradle
13 12 (0.68%) Mockito
14 11 (0.62%) Mercurial
15 7 (0.39%) GitLab
General
1 429 (24.17%) Marketing
2 394 (22.20%) Finance
3 194 (10.93%) Retail
4 91 (5.13%) Banking
5 60 (3.38%) Games
6 49 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 33 (1.86%) Advertising
8 25 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.24%) Law
10 20 (1.13%) Billing
11 16 (0.90%) Legal
12 13 (0.73%) Electronics
12 13 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.68%) Automotive
13 12 (0.68%) Front Office
13 12 (0.68%) Publishing
14 11 (0.62%) Military
15 10 (0.56%) French Language
16 9 (0.51%) German Language
16 9 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 495 (27.89%) Product Manager
2 169 (9.52%) Developer
3 144 (8.11%) Analyst
4 124 (6.99%) Product Owner
5 97 (5.46%) Business Analyst
6 96 (5.41%) Senior Manager
7 87 (4.90%) Senior Product Manager
8 77 (4.34%) Architect
9 73 (4.11%) Network Engineer
10 65 (3.66%) Consultant
11 63 (3.55%) Technical Manager
12 51 (2.87%) Java Developer
13 49 (2.76%) Account Manager
14 46 (2.59%) Digital Product Manager
15 43 (2.42%) Designer
15 43 (2.42%) Software Product Manager
16 42 (2.37%) Technical Account Manager
17 40 (2.25%) Security Engineer
18 39 (2.20%) Project Manager
19 38 (2.14%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (4.96%) HTML
2 66 (3.72%) CSS
3 60 (3.38%) AngularJS
4 52 (2.93%) REST
4 52 (2.93%) Web Services
5 51 (2.87%) Node.js
6 43 (2.42%) Spring
7 42 (2.37%) .NET
7 42 (2.37%) HTML5
7 42 (2.37%) React
8 34 (1.92%) JSON
9 32 (1.80%) XML
10 25 (1.41%) RESTful
11 21 (1.18%) Hibernate
12 20 (1.13%) CSS3
12 20 (1.13%) Kafka
13 19 (1.07%) J2EE
13 19 (1.07%) jQuery
14 18 (1.01%) SOAP
15 17 (0.96%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 324 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
2 258 (14.54%) User Experience
3 171 (9.63%) Management Information System
4 112 (6.31%) Self-Motivation
5 98 (5.52%) Fintech
6 86 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
7 61 (3.44%) Virtual Team
8 60 (3.38%) Public Cloud
9 51 (2.87%) Mobile App
10 37 (2.08%) Algorithms
11 23 (1.30%) Digital Signage
12 22 (1.24%) Social Media
13 20 (1.13%) Data Structures
14 18 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
14 18 (1.01%) Mobile Games
14 18 (1.01%) Social Gaming
15 16 (0.90%) Data Centre
15 16 (0.90%) Digital Media
15 16 (0.90%) FMCG
16 14 (0.79%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 194 (10.93%) Linux
2 147 (8.28%) Unix
3 115 (6.48%) Windows
4 50 (2.82%) Android
5 41 (2.31%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.63%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.01%) CentOS
8 17 (0.96%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.28%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.17%) Solaris
11 2 (0.11%) AIX
11 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.056%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (16.11%) Scrum
3 223 (12.56%) Project Management
4 208 (11.72%) Analytics
5 165 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
6 157 (8.85%) Presales
7 156 (8.79%) E-Commerce
8 154 (8.68%) Computer Science
9 152 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 143 (8.06%) Software Engineering
11 142 (8.00%) User Stories
12 133 (7.49%) SDLC
13 132 (7.44%) Test Automation
14 129 (7.27%) DevOps
14 129 (7.27%) Service Delivery
15 125 (7.04%) Customer Requirements
16 114 (6.42%) Change Control
16 114 (6.42%) Decision-Making
17 110 (6.20%) Network Design
18 107 (6.03%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (12.73%) Python
2 206 (11.61%) Java
3 131 (7.38%) Perl
4 122 (6.87%) SQL
5 118 (6.65%) Bash Shell
6 116 (6.54%) JavaScript
7 63 (3.55%) C#
8 58 (3.27%) C++
9 50 (2.82%) C
10 42 (2.37%) PHP
11 32 (1.80%) PowerShell
12 22 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 20 (1.13%) Ruby
14 17 (0.96%) T-SQL
15 13 (0.73%) Objective-C
15 13 (0.73%) Scala
16 12 (0.68%) Apple Swift
16 12 (0.68%) Go
17 7 (0.39%) R
18 4 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 316 (17.80%) Degree
2 119 (6.70%) CCNP
2 119 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
3 90 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 87 (4.90%) CCNA
5 27 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 22 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 21 (1.18%) ISEB
7 21 (1.18%) PMP
8 17 (0.96%) MBA
8 17 (0.96%) Security Cleared
9 15 (0.85%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 14 (0.79%) AWS Certification
10 14 (0.79%) PhD
11 13 (0.73%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.34%) CCDA
12 6 (0.34%) JNCIP
12 6 (0.34%) JNCIS
13 5 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (11.27%) QA
2 116 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 115 (6.48%) ISO 9001
4 23 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 21 (1.18%) SLA
6 18 (1.01%) GDPR
7 9 (0.51%) SEPA
8 8 (0.45%) PMO
9 6 (0.34%) ISO 22301
10 5 (0.28%) PSD2
11 4 (0.23%) GAAP
12 1 (0.056%) COBIT
12 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.056%) FedRAMP
12 1 (0.056%) HL7
12 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 45 (2.54%) Docker
2 28 (1.58%) Firmware
3 16 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.39%) HDFS
6 5 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.23%) XenApp
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.056%) NDS
9 1 (0.056%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 108 (6.08%) FortiGate
2 107 (6.03%) Nagios
3 22 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.18%) Ansible
5 18 (1.01%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (0.51%) Puppet
7 7 (0.39%) Terraform
8 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.28%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.23%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.23%) Kibana
9 4 (0.23%) Rancher
10 2 (0.11%) Grafana
10 2 (0.11%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.056%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.056%) Graylog
11 1 (0.056%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.056%) Salt
Vendors
1 134 (7.55%) Cisco
2 119 (6.70%) Fortinet
3 98 (5.52%) Microsoft
4 65 (3.66%) Google
5 51 (2.87%) Oracle
6 43 (2.42%) Palo Alto
7 34 (1.92%) Adobe
8 29 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.07%) Facebook
9 19 (1.07%) SAP
9 19 (1.07%) VMware
10 17 (0.96%) Atlassian
11 14 (0.79%) IBM
12 12 (0.68%) Brocade
12 12 (0.68%) Ruckus Wireless
13 10 (0.56%) Pega
13 10 (0.56%) WorldPay
14 9 (0.51%) Avaya
14 9 (0.51%) Cadence
14 9 (0.51%) TIBCO